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Charges Laid in ‘Moose Rider’ Investigation

Thursday, June 30, 2016 @ 2:42 PM

Prince George, B.C. – Two Fort St John men are facing charges after a year long investigation by the Conservation Officer Service (COS).

moose rider

The charges relate to a video released in June, 2015, which showed a male jumping from a boat and onto the back of a moose on a lake.

“The COS was able to identify the lake in the video as being Tuchodi Lakes near the town of Fort Nelson, B.C.,” says deputy chief Chris Doyle.

He says the men are facing three charges under the BC Wildlife Act including harassing wildlife with the use of a boat, attempting to capture wildlife and hunting big game while it is swimming.

The suspects, Jaysun Pinkerton and Bradley Crook, will appear in Fort Nelson Provincial Court August 8, 2016.

To view the video hit the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl4kJ9TGhJA.


Excellent work!

Right on!!!


Looked like a fun ride

I applaud all the work that the CO’s did to catch these clowns but I do question the rational for the charge of hunting big game while it is swimming seems beyond the pale to make that charge stick

    I’m doubtful as to the charge of attempting to capture wildlife too. They weren’t trying to detain the moose, just to ride it.

Would have been funny if the guy fell off the moose and buddy ran him over with his boat.

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